How to Use PassFab for Office

PassFab for Office is one of the most popular Microsoft Office password recovery tool, which can help you recover the passwords for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook with multi-core CPU and GPU acceleration. Three attack types are provided. It supports nearly all versions of Microsoft Office applications from 97 to 2016

Follow the guide below to learn how to choose the optimal attack types to unlock encrypted Office files with this software.

Step 1:Import Encrypted Office File

Launch PassFab for Office after installation. There is a pop-up window showing upgrading the dictionary library. This step is necessary and will take a while.

upgrade dictionary

Then, click "Add" button to import the encrypted Office file you need to decrypt.

import files

Step 2:Select Appropriate Attack Type and Define Settings

Something help you to choose an appropriate attack type:

Brute Force Attack: If you can't remember anything about your password at all, you are recommended to select this type. It will try all possible combinations by default, so no need to define any setting.

Brute Force with Mask Attack: If you can provide any clue about the forgotten password. Later click "Settings" to define the settings by yourself according to the possible clues about the password you could remember.

mask attack settings

Dictionary Attack: If you have a dictionary that is a text file listing common character combinations that you may frequently use for passwords. Click "Settings" >> "Add Dictionary" to quickly find the password from inbuilt or customized dictionary.

dictionary attack setting

Step 3:Start to Recover Password

Now hit "Start" button to start Passfab for Office. After the progress completed, just close the box and exit the program, then use this password to access to the target or locked Office file.

start check password found